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Twelve years a slave
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More Details
Published:
New York : Penguin Books, 2013.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
xxxviii, 240 pages : illustrations, music ; 20 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780143106708, 9780143125419, 9781476767345, 0143125419, 9780143125419 (pbk.)

Notes

General Note
Originally published in 1853.
General Note
"Now a major motion picture"--Cover.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"Perhaps the best written of all the slave narratives, Twelve Years a Slave is a harrowing memoir about one of the darkest periods in American history. It recounts how Solomon Northup, born a free man in New York, was lured to Washington, D.C., in 1841 with the promise of fast money, then drugged and beaten and sold into slavery. He spent the next twelve years of his life in captivity on a Louisiana cotton plantation. After his rescue, Northup published this exceptionally vivid and detailed account of slave life. It became an immediate bestseller and today is recognized for its unusual insight and eloquence as one of the very few portraits of American slavery produced by someone as educated as Solomon Northup, or by someone with the dual perspective of having been both a free man and a slave."--Page [4] of cover.
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1200L,Lexile
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Northup, S., & Gates, H. L., Jr. (2013). Twelve years a slave. New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863? and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 2013. Twelve Years a Slave. New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863? and Henry Louis Gates, Jr, Twelve Years a Slave. New York: Penguin Books, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Northup, Solomon, and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Twelve Years a Slave. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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